Discovery certificate for object 2018add
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 17213 [ 2018TNSTR.329....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-03-10 10:30:49
Sender: Gaia (Gaia_Bot1)
Source Group: GaiaAlerts

A. Delgado, D. Harrison, S. Hodgkin, M. van Leeuwen, G. Rixon, A. Yoldas (University of Cambridge), on behalf of Gaia Alerts team report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2018add
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18aok
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 13:57:52.570 (209.469042) DEC = -40:21:28.94 (-40.358039)
Discovery date: 2018-03-09 02:45:36 (JD=2458186.615)


Remarks: Blue transient near faint DSS source

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-03-09 02:45:36
Flux: 18.76 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-02-01 04:56:38
Limiting flux: 21.5 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft


Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2018add